Cleveland Indians at Chicago White Sox 9/24/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, September 24, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Corey Kluber vs. Dylan Covey
The Cleveland Indians head to Guaranteed Rate Field on Monday, September 24, 2018 to take on the Chicago White Sox. The expected starting pitchers are Corey Kluber for the Indians and Dylan Covey for the White Sox.
The odds for this matchup have Cleveland at -270 and Chicago at +220. The Indians have a 73-71-10 over/under mark and a 71-83-0 run line record. The White Sox are 81-73-0 against the run line and have a 72-74-8 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 73-71-10 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 71-83-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 72-74-8 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 81-73-0 against the run line
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
08/09/18 CF Leonys Martin Illness 60-day DL (08/09)
07/28/18 CF Tyler Naquin Hip 60-day DL (07/28)
07/04/18 RF Lonnie Chisenhall Calf 60-day DL (07/03)
06/20/18 P Evan Marshall Elbow 10-day DL (06/20)
05/04/18 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (02/25)
03/26/18 P Ryan Merritt Knee 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P James Hoyt Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
09/20/18 1B Jose Abreu Thigh is out indefinitely
09/09/18 P Michael Kopech Elbow 60-day DL (09/09)
04/24/18 P Danny Farquhar Head 60-day DL (04/21)
04/23/18 P Miguel Gonzalez Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (04/23)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Indians have a 86-68 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Corey Kluber has a 19-7 record with an earned run average of 2.93 and a WHIP of 0.98 this year. He has 205 strikeouts over his 203 innings pitched and he's given up 168 hits. He allows 7.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.55 and they have given up 426 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen and they've struck out 446 hitters and walked 146 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.79. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 1,286 base hits and 583 earned runs. They have allowed 195 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 380 batters and struck out 1,464. They have walked 2.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.20 and their FIP as a unit is 3.81.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .257, good for 5th in the league. The Indians hold a .433 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Francisco Lindor is hitting .283 with an on-base percentage of .356. He has 178 hits this season in 630 at bats with 89 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .527 and an OPS+ of 133. Jose Ramirez is hitting .275 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .392. He has totaled 152 hits and he has driven in 103 men in 552 at bats. His OPS+ is 153 while his slugging percentage is at .563. The Indians have 1,360 hits, including 278 doubles and 207 home runs. Cleveland has walked 525 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,126 times as a unit. They have left 1,075 men on base and have a team OPS of .763. They score 5.03 runs per contest and have scored a total of 775 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 61-93 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.33, Dylan Covey has a 5-13 record and a 1.51 WHIP this season. He has 81 strikeouts over the 109.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 117 hits. He allows 9.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.38. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.53 and they have given up 506 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 544 batters and walked 236 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.74. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,316 base knocks and 721 earned runs this season. They have given up 188 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 615 hitters and struck out 1,193 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.73.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 20th in the league. The White Sox hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Carlos Sanchez comes into this matchup batting .248 with an OBP of .314. He has 140 hits this year along with 52 RBI in 565 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .381 with an OPS+ of 92. Tim Anderson is hitting .242 this season and he has an OBP of .283. He has collected 134 hits in 554 at bats while driving in 63 runs. He has an OPS+ of 89 and a slugging percentage of .410. The White Sox as a unit have 1,283 base hits, including 249 doubles and 179 homers. Chicago has walked 405 times this year and they have struck out on 1,503 occasions. They have had 998 men left on base and have an OPS of .712. They have scored 4.13 runs per game and totaled 636 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the White Sox +220
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